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HIDES > Egret and Stork Hide (HUNGARY)

Location and installation year:
This hide is located in the northern part of the Hortobágy National Park. It was installed in April 2012. There is a 25 m long and 5-10 m wide pool in front of the hide. This pond serves as a feeding place for fish-eating wading birds like stork, egrets and herons. In the autumn it is regularly used by Cranes for drinking and bathing. This hide is operating from April to October.

Usually it is possible to drive to the hide.

Size and style:
It is 300 cm wide, 250 cm long and 150 cm high. It has 280 cm by 45 cm photo-through windows. It is comforatble for three photographers.

Comfort and accessories:
- Three chairs with back support
- Shelf
- Ventilators against the steaming up of the glass window when required

This hide is best entered at dawn and left in the afternoon at any time.

Recommended Photo Equipment:
The distance to the end of the pool 22 meter from the hide. All sort of lenses recommended but a 300 and 500 mm are the best plus for action shots any zoom lenses can be good (200-400 mm; 100-400 mm).

What to bring:
No essential items

Photo period:
April to October

Possible species:
Pygmy Cormorant (June); Great White Egret (April to June); Little Egret (April to June); Grey Heron (April to September); Black Stork (April to June); White Stork (April to August); Spoonbill (April to June); White-tailed Eagle (April to October); Eastern Imperial Eagle (May); Marsh Harrier (April-May); Crane (September and October); Lapwing (April to August); Greenshank (April to August); Green Sandpiper (June to August); Wood Sandpiper (May to August); Common Sandpiper (April to August); Spotted Redshanks (July and August); Turtle Dove (May to September); White Wagtail (April to June);

Latest image in the gallery: Eurasian Spoonbill (2017-11-27 10:06:12)

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